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National Law Journal: Social Media Gets Some Respect from SCOTUS in First Amendment Case

National Law Journal: Social Media Gets Some Respect from SCOTUS in First Amendment Case. “Mark the date: Feb. 27, 2017, may go down in history as the day that social media—from Facebook to Snapchat, Twitter to LinkedIn—entered the pantheon of expressions deserving First Amendment protection. 37 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Justice Ginsburg praises media and the role of free press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering “fake news.” 477 more words


Child sex predator demands legal right to be on Facebook

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — The Supreme Court will soon decide whether child sex predators have a constitutional right to operate social media accounts.

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Green Panic: Supreme Court Nominee Thinks Government “Experts” Should Sometimes Lose

Guest essay by Eric Worrall At least one green is worried that Judge Neil Gorsuch, a potential replacement for Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, who died in 2016, thinks courts should sometimes be able to rule against the advice of government experts.

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Climate Matters

February 15, 1879: Women Granted Right to Argue Before Supreme Court

An act to relieve certain legal disabilities of women

, 20 Stat. 292 (Feb. 15, 1879):

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Supreme Court. 125 more words

Gorsuch: Conservative is Not the Word I Would Use

When Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court, he stated that he had picked him as someone who would be a conservative similar to former Justice Antonin Scalia. 838 more words

Spirituality & Religion